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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Second Language Acquisition in A Study Abroad Context
Edited By: Barbara Freed
Series Title: Studies in Bilingualism, 9

A series of studies exploring the relationship between language learning and the study abroad experience among student populations at the secondary and college levels. The papers provide an emerging description of the specific language abilities of students who have been abroad as distinguished from those who have not.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556198124
ISBN-13: 9781556198120
Pages: 345pp
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Format: Paperback
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Pages: 345pp
Prices: US$29.95
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